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Dec 11, 2012 11:00am PST
criticisms on bbc radio. (sir arthur munnings) the sculptors today are sinking away into a fashion. you saw these things exhibited in battersea park, and god help us if all the race of women looked like that. (audience laughing) (narrar) munnings was t last major british stitutional voice to criticize henry moore's vision. the british council, founded to promote the nation's art and artists internationally, selected moore to represent britain at the venice biennale in 1948. he won the first pze for foreign sculpture. there were other great artists who were either, seems to me, at the tail end of something or were too idiosyncratic to market internationally in the way that moore really seemed to fit with the modern movement across europe and the world. so an agency like the british council, looking to promote british culture and a new view of britain as a great power but coming to terms with the aftermath of the second world war, would listen to these voices telling them that moore is the great artist around at the moment. (narrator) that international stature permitted moore to work on a la
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Dec 12, 2012 3:00pm PST
the painter alfred munnings, president of the royal academy, who voiced his criticisms on bbc radio. (sir arthur munnings) the sculptors today are sinking away into a fashion. you saw these things exhibited in battersea park, and god help us if all the race of women looked like that. (audience laughing) (narrar) munnings was t last major british stitutional voice to criticize henry moore's vision. the british council, founded to promote the nation's art and artists internationally, selected moore to represent britain at the venice biennale in 1948. he won the first pze for foreign sculpture. there were other great artists who were either, seems to me, at the tail end of something or were too idiosyncratic to market internationally in the way that moore really seemed to fit with the modern movement across europe and the world. so an agency like the british council, looking to promote british culture and a new view of britain as a great power but coming to terms with the aftermath of the second world war, would listen to these voices telling them that moore is the great artist around at the
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